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Find Out The Way To A Man's Heart In 'The Lunchbox'

on May 5, 2015 - 10:38am

Movie poster for 'The Lunchbox.' Courtesy/


Everyone knows the way to a man’s heart is through his lunch. So what happens if an unintended male eats an especially potent midday curry? “The Lunchbox” (2013, rated PG) explores the possible consequences of just such a life-changing mix-up.

“The Lunchbox” screens at 6:30 p.m., Thursday at Mesa Public Library as part of its Free Film Series.

The film begins with a most unlikely occurrence: Despite Mumbai’s nearly flawless lunchbox-delivery service, wherein restaurants and wives can pack hot meals to be

Learn About Henna Tattoo At Art On Tap Thursday

on May 5, 2015 - 10:31am
Henna tattooing on a hand by Heather Beemer. Courtesy/FLAC

FLAC News:

Using henna for body art has been practiced for more than 5,000 years.

The intricate designs can symbolize passages of life and are also applied simply for their beauty. Getting a henna tattoo is preferred by many people over a traditional tattoo because it is not painful and it is not permanent.

At Art on Tap Thursday May 7, Heather Beemer will share some cultural and historical information about henna, talk about how she mixes the henna she uses and answer questions.


Brown Bag Performance: Harpsichordist Kathleen McIntosh Performs At Fuller Lodge May 13

on May 5, 2015 - 8:05am

Harpsichordist Kathleen McIntosh

LAAC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council continues its 2015 Brown Bag Performance Series featuring world famous harpsichordist Kathleen McIntosh at noon Wednesday, May 13 in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge.

McIntosh performs widely, in festivals in Havana, Lima, Deia (Mallorca) and Tsuyama and with the Santa Fe Chamber Festival since 1996. A member of local groups Serenata of Santa Fe, Santa Fe Pro Musica and the Santa Fe Symphony, she also has been soloist with the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin in Moscow, Vietnam National Symphony in Hanoi, Solistas de La

Crowd Flocks To Saturday's Los Alamos Arts Council’s Spring Arts and Crafts Fair

on May 3, 2015 - 3:05pm

Bella O’Hara, front, along with Pam and John Sutton checks out paintings for sale at the Los Alamos Arts Council’s Spring Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Matthew Wehner, left, and his brother John, browse carved figurines at Saturday's Arts and Crafts Fair with their mom, Rachel, right, and friend Christian Stone and her daughter, Evelyn. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Katie Thwaits makes a purchase from vendor Kathy Romero of Kathy’s Jewelry and Rosary Designs Saturday at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ 

Wildlife Photography Workshop July 18

on May 3, 2015 - 2:10pm

Scenes From Barranca Bobcat Bonanza Carnival

on May 2, 2015 - 11:45am
Goopy fun. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Ready for takeoff. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Framed! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Going down! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Up in the air. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Gamers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Carnival goers head for home. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Pay A Visit To ‘Avenue Q’ ... It's Well Worth The Trip

on May 2, 2015 - 11:01am
Trekkie Monster (Zack Baker) and some of the cast of Avenue Q. Photo by Larry Gibbons
The Bad Idea Bears (Tyrell Cummings, Gwen Lewis) torture Princeton (Connor Schultz). Photo by Larry Gibbons
Los Alamos Daily Post

What to say about a raunchy, silly, sappy musical in which half the characters are puppets? I loved it. “Avenue Q” opened Friday at Los Alamos Little Theater to raucous laughter and hoots of delight.

The production is a collaboration between LALT and the Dixon Community Players and many of the fine cast will be new to the Los Alamos audience.